Here comes a great news for Dota 2 and competitive gaming enthusiasts out there: one of the biggest eSports tournament in the world is heading to Malaysia very soon. The event’s name – ESL One – should be familiar to everyone in the scene.
Officially called ESL One Genting, the event is scheduled to take place at Genting Highlands’ Arena of Stars from 6 to 8 January 2017. Held in cooperation between ESL, Resorts World Genting, and Mineski Events Team, there will be a total of USD 250,000 (approximately RM 1,020,563) prize pool up for grabs at the event.
Similar to the ESL One Manila that took place earlier this year, ESL One Genting will be featuring eight elite Dota 2 teams from throughout the world. The field will be made of specially invited teams as well as top teams from upcoming ESL One Genting qualifiers. Not to forget, a Malaysian team will receive a direct invite to the tournament as well.
More information regarding ESL One Genting teams and qualifiers will be revealed in the coming weeks. As for those who eager to attend ESL One Genting this January, Resorts World Genting will be announcing ticketing details very soon as well.